Over the recent years, our day-by-day lives have changed. It is making us adapt to every possible scenario or obstacle we could or might be facing. Still, nothing could prepare us for the most recent dilemma, it has left many people jobless, and others found ways to look for a job that would let them work inside their very home. As the world starts to reopen again, everyone is getting ready on their feet to go out there and look for a job, but still, you can’t deny there are these questions that trouble you, is it worth it to go outside again and look for a Job? But I want to spend more time with my family. Do I have a choice?
“The most effective way to do it is to do it.” – Amelia Earheart.
The answer is YES, yes you do have a choice there are options, jobs, work, career, choice whatever you call it, it does not matter, and regardless if it is lockdown or not, you do always have an alternative. You don’t have to look anywhere else; just here in the Philippines, Virtual Assistant careers are flourishing, and we can confidently say that Filipino’s always put their best foot forward. But isn’t that for people who speak English fluently? Or I can’t speak good English, what if there’s an outage in my area or my internet suddenly went off? I don’t have a computer or laptop? Or simply, what if I don’t get hired by the client? And lastly, it’s not a regular job. These are the common fears, risks, or things that give you doubts about being a virtual assistant. Let me tell you this: even your health is always at risk with a regular 9 to 5 job, imagine the heavy traffic, noise, crowd, pollution, and any other types of hazards. You don’t or can’t speak perfect English? There are two types of accounts US-based companies and Philippine-based companies which will let you talk in Filipino. Fear of outage on the internet might go off. We have internet utilize its search for a solution, google it! Getting hired in a virtual world is not impossible. With a wide variety of businesses out there looking for assistance, you will indeed get matched, and don’t tell me it’s not a regular job. You never had a steady job; you only have a contract with your company that makes you believe you are indeed regular.
Now think for yourself, which risk are you willing to take? Which risk is more significant? Getting out there or working inside your home with your family. Just Imagine the Perks.
Contributor: Lizzie Francesca Castillo